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Forum: Americas 01-01-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,746
Posted By carcajou
I have these maps and would not attempt the CDT...

I have these maps and would not attempt the CDT without them and a good gps. I attempted the trail last July but mechanical failure and injury stopped me. I am planning to try again in July 2013....
Forum: Americas 01-01-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By carcajou
Traffic in the Holy Land (Yellowstone) is...

Traffic in the Holy Land (Yellowstone) is directly proportional to the time of day. Most park travelers do not get on the roads until after 8am. If you are on the road by 6am, you will have the place...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 293,259
Posted By carcajou
Good for you. The DR is a great bike. I hope you...

Good for you. The DR is a great bike. I hope you have an aftermarket seat. take care.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Rocky Mountain High DR style!

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/182788_3220511795738_1831815770_n.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Note to self, always call Procycle! I am going on...

Note to self, always call Procycle! I am going on vacation to the Oregon Coast and think I will stop by the shop to see if I can stop by and leave without buying anything. I bet I can't. Thanks Roger
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Need a Part Pronto

Hello Fellow Inmates
I was installing a FMF Q4 Exhaust upgrade, and have bungled the connector between the mid pipe and the header pipe. Non of the local dealers or online dealers have it in stock...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 160,564
Posted By carcajou
Hello FnFrs

I am fine tuning my Dr for the CDT. I am adding a SuperTrap IDS 2 do you have any suggestions for which shop should check to make sure my carb jetting is correct? Thanks Roger
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Adjusting the Preload for Cogent Dynamics Rear Shock

I searched for this and was not successful. Can anyone steer me to instructions on how to adjust the preload on a Cogent Dynamics Shock? Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
+1 and We dont have to ride for days to get here....

+1 and We dont have to ride for days to get here. I live in the Springs and rode to work all but three days this winter.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
+ 1!

+ 1!
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
The PO of my DR did Renthal bars risers and...

The PO of my DR did Renthal bars risers and lowered the foot pegs. He was about 6'2" or taller. TheDR is very comfy to stand on. So I suggest you do it all. Procycle has everything I believe. How is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Mount for Montana GPS

I attempted to search for the answer to this question. I know it has been discussed here before. i could not find it with my search. So please bare with me. I need to mount my Montana GPS to my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
First Off Road Ride of the Season

Thought I would share some pics of my ride today. DR rode well. This is a ride up and over Mount Herman Road to Rampart Range Road then Woodland Park. Colorado. The mountain is Pike's Peak.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
KLRs are fine bikes. I bought the DR over the KLR...

KLRs are fine bikes. I bought the DR over the KLR because I wanted a more dirt oriented machine than the KLR. KLR is 70/30 seventy percent road/30 percent off road. The DR does not have a radiator...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Its Starting to Come Together - CDT Montana to New Mexico 2012

Greeting Fellow Inmates!
Today I bought a Montana GPS to add to the DR for my CDT ride this summer. Until I bought the GPS and loaded big dog's route on it, the ride did not seem real. I almost have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Face Exercises

I suggest you begin daily grin exercises as your face will stay in a permanent grin as you ride the DR. Many think this will go away as you get used to riding the DR. IT NEVER DOES! Without proper...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Good Job! It really is all about the riding. The...

Good Job! It really is all about the riding. The more you work on your bike yourself, the more you trust going into wild places.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
PM sent

pm sent
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
The place I would look now is the wiring bundle...

The place I would look now is the wiring bundle that travels from under the tank to the headlight assembly. If you have a Volt Ohm Meter you can start testing wires from start to finish. Wires in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 160,564
Posted By carcajou
Ride Suggestions Out of Buena Vista

I am new to dual sporting and have a DR650. I am going to be riding up around Buena Vista the 1st and 2nd of June and would like to have some ride suggestions. I may have some friends on big BMW GSs...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
I do not like the slime product. The PO of my DR...

I do not like the slime product. The PO of my DR put this stuff in the tubes. http://www.ride-on.com/motorcycle-formula-mot.html So far with 2500 miles on the tires/tubes no problem. I think I will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
And tires dont forget tires. Oh and which GPS is...

And tires dont forget tires. Oh and which GPS is best?
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
DR Hall of Wisdom?

Ok most of us know of the SUZUKI DR650SE INFORMATION INDEX
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14469062&postcount=32

Is there an index like this in the DR650 thread that links to some...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
The love affair is just beginning. The more miles...

The love affair is just beginning. The more miles the more smiles:lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
+1 on the DR. Its my daily rider. I ride when I...

+1 on the DR. Its my daily rider. I ride when I shouldnt. We got a tiny bit of snow the other day. I rode anyway, roads were ok. On the ride home we started getting a little bit of snow. Just enough...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
You got one tough ass to use the stock seat for...

You got one tough ass to use the stock seat for more than 20 min at a time.:eek1 Keep the Corbin, it is likely to find its way back onto the DR. Carcajou
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 160,564
Posted By carcajou
Good Day Mates, Is this a scheduled get...

Good Day Mates,
Is this a scheduled get together or is it when you guys can fit it into your schedules? I would like to join you sometime. Roger
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
+ 1 on Precision Racks from Ebay

+ 1 on Precision Racks from Ebay
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-03-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,562
Posted By carcajou
60CSx or Oregon 450 for the TAT and CDT?

Can the 60CSx hold the entire CDT file and maps? I am pretty sure the Oregon can. I plan on doing the CDT this summer and am looking for the most inexpensive GPS solution. What say you inmates?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Very well done! Thanks for the great pictures, as...

Very well done! Thanks for the great pictures, as they have given me some ideas myself. Where did you get the very top bit, as you said it was a purchased add on. Also I have used your signature line...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Oh NO! Oil thread! DUCK-there will be a tire...

Oh NO! Oil thread! DUCK-there will be a tire thread right behind it, they always travel in pairs!:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Nice Machine and I like the windscreen. What is...

Nice Machine and I like the windscreen. What is the brand of that, Please, Carcajou
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
I usually have a smashed 24 ounce beer can handy....

I usually have a smashed 24 ounce beer can handy. It works just fine. Carcajou
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
I forgot to say that the PO had installed the...

I forgot to say that the PO had installed the TM40. Thanks for reminding me of that.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Aftermarket Exhaust Upgrade??

I saw a post on a DR350 recently. The inmate said that an aftermarket exhaust upgrade on the DR350 was and I quote "a bucket load of noise for a thimble full of power increase." Is this going to be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Exactly! I have a BMW R1150R, as well as my DR,...

Exactly! I have a BMW R1150R, as well as my DR, the BMW sits taking up garage space and is for sale to anyone close to 5000 by the way, the BMW part guy at the local dealership is about as...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,125
Posted By carcajou
+ 1 I have used the pills for years REI has...

+ 1 I have used the pills for years
REI has them. Carcajou
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Just my humble opinion, I have the laminar lip...

Just my humble opinion, I have the laminar lip and am less than impressed with it. I took it off and rode without any windscreen for a week or two and honestly i could not notice any difference...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
Minor Front End Wobbles

Good Evening Inmates,
I am running a set of Kendra 270s on my 09 DR with Cogent Designs Suspension. When it gets windy and I am having to hold on on the road I get a bit wobbly on the front end....
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 97,662
Views: 18,556,885
Posted By carcajou
I think this link shows what you are after and a...

I think this link shows what you are after and a friend has one for sale for 75 bucks
.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=721479

I was going to buy it but I decided on just...
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